St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall was lit up in orange on Monday 22nd of April, as part of the Go Orange campaign to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis.
Early 20thC Activism in Orkney
A Gude Cause Maks A Strong Erm is a short animated film telling the story of the Orcadian Woman’s Suffrage Society
The McNeills of Holm
For her work in the units in France and Salonika Mary was awarded the Médaille des Epidémies (en vermeil),The Order of St Sava and The Douseaus War Service Victory Medal.
March of the Women
“Shout, shout, up with your song! Cry with the wind, for the dawn is breaking; March, march, swing you along, Wide blows our banner, and hope is waking.” Ethel Smyth
Orkney’s Straw House
Topped with a turf roof adorned with wild flowers and an ever watchful cat Nick Morrison’s Orkney Straw House in Orphir overlooks Scapa Flow.
By Leaves We Live: Happy Valley
“I just feel I am getting the good out of it now. I’m satisfied the way it has gone.”
Thinkin an Speerin Fur Wursels
“Orkney has the oldest public lending library in Scotland having been established in 1683”
Wi’ A Skreck An A Scud Across The Sky
“The geese seem to return to Orkney earlier every year.”